Tag Archives: Boulder (1960s)

Locher, Robert – oh2012

Robert Locher, a retired dentist, discusses how he came to choose Boulder as his home and talks about his work as a dentist after his move to Boulder in 1965. He discusses his introduction to and involvement in the ham … Continue reading

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Lindquist, Gayla – OH1830

Gayla Lindquist begins by talking about her childhood schooling experiences in Denver and then at CU-Boulder. Her first job after completing college was as an international stewardess for Pan Am Airline, for which she was based in New York and … Continue reading

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Bat Shalom, Eve – OH1324

Places: Boulder   Topics: life as a Jewish child in Germany in the 1930s during the rise of the Nazis, immigration to the United States in 1939, early immigrant years in Milwaukee and Pittsburgh, marriage and children, move to Boulder … Continue reading

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Barron, Len – OH1197

Pat Steimer Albert Einstein David and Frances Hawkins Bob McFarland 1960s in Boulder and at the University of Colorado clearinghouse program for student volunteers in the community raising children educational values performance art people in Boulder who have worked for … Continue reading

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Bowers, James M. – OH1058

People: Bob Turner, Bob Quinlan, Ted Tedesco   Places: Boulder   Topics: City of Boulder Planning Department in 1960s, commercial development, Crossroads Shopping Center, Pearl Street Mall, zoning, retail strip development, Board of Adjustment, Spokes of the Wheel concept of … Continue reading

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Lopez, Richard – OH1855

Richard Lopez, an attorney with Lopez Law Office in the City of Boulder, specializes in civil litigation, and land use and development. Lopez describes his experience of growing up in California and working in the fields picking grapes and peaches. … Continue reading

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Smario, Louis – OH1740

Louis Smario moved to Boulder in 1961 when he came to pursue graduate work at the University of Colorado. Eventually he earned a Ph.D. at the University of Colorado and embarked upon a long career with the Boulder Valley School … Continue reading

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Dooley, Gwen – OH1589

Gwen Dooley looks back on decades of community and governmental service to Boulder, beginning in the 1970s and continuing to this day: as a neighborhood activist, city council member, member of both the Open Space and Parks and Recs boards, … Continue reading

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Howard, June P. – OH1584

June Howard grew up on a farm in Kansas during the Depression. She won a scholarship to the University of Kansas, which she attended during World War II; married, and then moved to various locations in the U.S. with her … Continue reading

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Bowers, James M. – OH1572

Jim Bowers, former planning director (1966-1967) and city council person (1967-1971) speaks about his time in both of these positiions. This period was marked by riots stemming from opposition to the Vietnam War and changes in the social and political … Continue reading

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